FUN IN THE SUNSHINE

253138
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:00; color; sound; V-1 CA110; S. 828
Description
This film shows the beach, hotels, condos, schools, churches and shopping. Viewers also see Miami Beach Auditorium (home of the Jackie Gleason Show), Convention Hall, the library, Bass Museum of Art, Miami Seaquarium, Parrot Jungle and Monkey Jungle, where a chimp wears a Beatle wig and strums a gui...

MISSING PERSON

253330
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:30; color; sound; V-61 CA172; S. 828
Description
This film shows the good life in Pompano Beach. It includes hotels, beaches, boating, residences, schools, churches, banks, sports (including polo), Washington Senators spring training, businesses and the airport. There are also scenes of airboats, restaurants and nightlife with floor shows. Produce...

SUN, SAND, AND SPORTS

253537
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:50; b&w; sound; V-41 AA089; S. 828
Description
The title says "Starring Ten Little Coeds, One Big Coach, and a Beautiful Beach." The group heads for Clearwater Beach from the University of Florida campus in a new Lincoln Continental convertible. They play volleyball and frolic in the surf. Produced by FDC.

TIME OF YOUR LIFE

253565
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
7:57; color; sound; V-107 BA072; S. 828
Description
This film shows all of the "fun in the sun" activities at Panama City Beach.

MIAMI BEACH: THE GREAT AMERICAN RESORT

253320
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:30; color; sound; V-94 CA134; S. 828
Description
This film shows the fun in the sun to be had on Miami Beach. An early sequence shows various workers preparing for a busy day, washing windows and preparing food. Then, the fun begins with a fast-cut sequence edited to music (guitar and drums). Later, viewers see flora and fauna in a wildlife sequen...

MIAMI BEACH STORY

253321
Date
1951
Collection
Video
Video Details
18:16; b&w; silent; V-247 CA038; S. 828
Description
This film has aerial shots of Hotel Row, street scenes, houses and vegetation. The scenes of Miami Beach are contrasted with a couple of snow scenes from up north. Winston Churchill and HRH The Duke of Windsor arrive. The film shows horse and dog racing and a montage of neon signs. Viewers see schoo...

BOYNTON BEACH: THE CAPITAL OF FUN

252912
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:20; color; sound; V-20 CA112; S. 828
Description
This is a film about life around Boynton Beach. It shows fishing, residential scenes, commercial buildings, schools, sailing and airboat rides. There are agricultural scenes, including commercial growing. Produced by Pieces of Eight Film Enterprises Inc. of Hypoluxo.

DIXIE FROLICS

252990
Date
1963
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:30; b&w; sound; V-234 AA513; S. 828
Description
Four southern belles in the 1963 Miss Dixie pageant frolic on the beach in a convertible and stroll the boardwalk at Daytona Beach, flirting and captivating passersby as stereotypical 1960s television music blares in the background. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.

KIDS ON INDIAN PASS BEACH

253284
Date
May-58
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:27; color; silent; V-203 P99-10 (Reel 3)
Description
This is home movie footage of kids collecting shells on Indian Pass Beach. It cuts to a suburban neighborhood where a young girl rides her bicycle. Two young boys throw darts in the backyard.

DAYTONA BEACH RESORT AREA: THE AFFORDABLE FLORIDA

252974
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:20; color; sound; V-22 BA053; S. 828
Description
This is one of the few tourism films to use synch sound with the models. It features three couples: one retired, one with two children and a young married couple. They frolic in the surf, fish and shop. Viewers see attractions, nightlife and all of the usual pastimes. The film shows some old-time fo...

SPARKLING RIVALS!

253518
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:35; color; sound; V-86 CA051; S. 828
Description
This film is about Clearwater and its "rivalry" with Clearwater Beach as to which is the more fun. Viewers see beach frolics, golf, tennis, shuffleboard, skiing, fishing, baseball, races, pram races, hotels and motels. The film also shows condos, residential areas, downtown, businesses and the arts....

SUNSHINE SHOWPLACES

253541
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:20; color; V-73 CA146; S. 828
Description
This film shows the performance at the Aquatarium, Tiki Gardens, London Wax Museum and the HMS Bounty. The script says that the original Bounty was skippered by "the notorious pirate, Captain Bligh." It also shows the Bounty under sail on Tampa Bay.

WASHINGTON OAKS GARDENS STATE PARK

253613
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
5:33; color; sound, V-243 S. 1825 Box 1, #3
Description
This film discusses the history of Washington Oaks State Park and the surrounding area. There is a tour of the park's facilities and recreational areas. The film has great color quality. There are plenty of wildlife and nature scenes. It also contains footage from Flagler Beach State Park. Produced ...

HOME MOVIE

253240
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
3:22; b&w and color; silent; V-151
Description
This film shows people, the majority of which are children, gathered in a park. It switches over to a line of new cars, all alike, driving down a road. It also shows a large group at a cookout on the beach.

Mar-57

253313
Date
Mar-57
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:47; color; silent; V-203 P99-10 (Reel 10)
Description
This film is home movie footage of spoonbill birds scavenging for food on the beach.

11-Mar-57

253314
Date
11-Mar-57
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:40; color; silent; V-203 P99-10 (Reel 9)
Description
This is home movie footage of spoonbill birds in flight and on the beach. There are also a few shots of alligators.

MISS DIXIE '63; DAYTONA FROLICS

253329
Date
6-Aug-63
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:40; b&w; silent; V-122 AA016; S. 828
Description
This film is footage from the 1963 Miss Dixie contest in Daytona Beach.

POMPANO BEACH RACEWAY

253389
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:50; b&w; silent; V-124 AA217; S. 828
Description
This film shows harness racing at Pompano Park.

HAPPY BEACH ADVENTURE

253228
Date
Early 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:25; color; sound; V-40 CA137; S. 828
Description
This film shows why it is good to be in Jacksonville, showing homes, canals, shopping, churches, the Gator Bowl and beaches. Viewers see golf, horseback riding on the beach and a "diaper derby" on the beach. The film also shows a parachute landing in the water, a bike race, a go-cart race and a rode...

FLORIDA: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW

253094
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:30; color; sound; V-9 CA135; S.828
Description
This film shows many forms of transportation through the years. It then shows St. Augustine, Pensacola, Fort Pickens, Pensacola Beach, Panama City Beach, Florida Caverns, the Old Capitol, Killearn Gardens, Jacksonville, Fort Clinch in Fernandina, Orlando, Bok Tower, beach buggies on Daytona Beach an...

A NEW ADVENTURE IN LIVING

253349
Date
Late 1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:45; color; sound; V-76 BA043; S. 828
Description
This film shows the community of Pompano Beach, including the fun, entertainment and activities that are available in the area. Viewers see homes "that range in price from $8,000." Flowering plants, backyard pools and canals with water skiers are typical. Viewers see banks, businesses and lots of ca...

FASTEN YOUR SEAT BELTS

253015
Date
1-Jul-66
Collection
Video
Video Details
7:15; color; sound; V-55 BA166; S. 828
Description
This film is footage of an International Stewardess Contest. The girls pose, frolic and visit Miami Seaquarium, home of television star Flipper. They go to a beauty shop. The contest begins later that evening. The winner is from Guatemala. The film also shows Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach and M...

FLORIDA'S TURNPIKE

253122
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:00; color; sound; V-1 BA023; S. 828
Description
This film tells how Florida's Turnpike was developed. Scenes of the Florida interior and Miami Beach are included. It features Florida Highway Patrol Troop K, motorist assistance and rest stop facilities. It tells how the turnpike is a major commercial facility for produce. The film shows Department...

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT ON "MEET THE PRESS"

253172
Date
Jul-63
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:30; b&w; sound; V-83 CA186; S. 828
Description
On "Meet the Press," Gov. Bryant discusses states' rights, segregation, prayer in the schools, and Cuba and government policies related to it, including Cuban refugees. This film was shot in kinescope and includes a public service announcement for seat belts near the end. The program was shot in the...

SHRIMP BOATS RACE IN FLORIDA

253503
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:29; b&w; silent; V- 234 AA493; S. 828
Description
Shrimp boats race during the Fiesta of the Eight Flags celebration at the Marine Welcome Center in Fernandina Beach, Florida. Fiesta Queen Pat Brodie presents Captain Tringali of the Dixie Queen with a trophy for his victory. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.

UNLOADING OYSTERS

253591
Date
16-Aug-60
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:43; color; silent; V-203 P99-10 (Reel 4)
Description
This is home movie footage of young men shoveling oysters from a small boat into a wheel barrel. An older man stands on the dock and uses oyster tongs to scoop oysters out of the water. Two men haul lobster cages into a small boat off Palm Beach. The Breakers Hotel can be seen in the background.

FLORIDA ON MY MIND

253081
Date
30-Jan-75
Collection
Video
Video Details
15:00; color; sound; V-9 CA144; S.828
Description
This film, which is hosted and narrated by actor Leif Erickson, tells about Florida Bicentennial celebrations using artwork and old film footage of great moments in US history. Viewers see Gamble Mansion, Cape Florida, McLarty State Museum, Crystal River mounds and other places along the Florida Bic...

TREASURE ISLAND

253581
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:10; color; sound; V-87 CA088; S. 828
Description
This film starts with a "pirate" burying his treasure and narrating in the standard "har-har" pirate's voice. It dissolves to modern times and the usual "fun in the sun" sequences. Viewers see the Aquatarium, London Wax Museum, Sunken Gardens, Tiki Gardens, HMS Bounty replica and Busch Gardens. The ...

ANASTASIA STATE PARK

252875
Date
late 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
3:25; color; sound; V-238 S.1825 Box 1, #5
Description
This film features scenes of Florida's Anastasia State Park. Footage includes shots of the park's facilities, campground and beach. The film has excellent color quality. Produced by the Florida State Board of Parks.

ARTON THE GOLD COAST

252883
Date
5/28/1964
Collection
Video
Video Details
3:20; b&w; sound; V-92 AA126; S.828
Description
This film shows Lincoln Road Mall in Miami Beach and the art show held there. The show is described as "a carnival of canvas to please the curious and the connoisseur." Produced by Tel-Air Interests; sponsored by FDC.

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